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Write Speed Of Drive Lg Super Multi Writer


When copying a dvd utilizing my lg supermultiwriter the write speed is several mb/s if i use my e drive to wirte. When writing to the g drive the write speed is . 01 mb/s. This is about 1 disk per week if you're lucky. Have checked with lg and am sending the device back. This is the second one to have this problem. Have all of the current software plus a fix suggested by lg. Am using dvd fab 6 premium as the software for copying.

Media does not appear to be a problem as it works with the e drive. Have changed connection cord to the g drive with no effect. Dma is enabled in th fab 6 program. There is no effect when speed is changed from recommended to fastest in the dvd fab 6 program. Have copied thousands of dvds but never seen this problem before. Any suggestions?


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Used software

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File manager for the copy process: windows explorer / total commander

Used hardware

As i've stated before - this happens with more computers than just one, but i'll just post the details of my main pc here.

Mb: gigabyte ex58-ud5
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http://i185. Photobucket.com/albums/x296/codyr2391/ipconfig.jpg


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